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Whether you’re working on a textbook, academic project or e-learning application, Bridgeman is a comprehensive visual resource for every era and subject, with a growing footage collection. Publishers know they are in safe hands with Bridgeman Images as we take care of usage rights for many different collections of images, ensuring the process is simple and easy. See below for highlighted content. Please don’t hesitate…

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Launching on the 5th of October 2019 to celebrate Black History month in the UK and promoting the Art of Diversity, the international Bridgeman Studio Award is sponsored this year by Verizon Media. Now in its 6th year, the Bridgeman Studio Award is the fastest growing contemporary art competition for artists, illustrators and fine art photographers. Our partnership with Verizon Media continues a legacy of previous competitions where the Bridgeman Studio…

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50 years ago, clashes between police and protesters outside a gay bar in New York City’s Greenwich Village galvanised a generation, inspiring Pride parades around the world. Gay marriage is now legal and things have generally come a long way, but there is still a way to go to achieve true equality. We thought we would take a look at icons and historical figures throughout…

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Described by the Czech conductor Jiří Bělohlávek as “the world’s largest and most democratic musical festival”, the Proms is a yearly eight-week treat for music lovers in the UK and around the world.  Starting in July, concerts and other music events take place throughout the summer months, organised and broadcast by the BBC. Since the first festival was organised in 1895 it has grown to become…

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Around the World: Mexico

Posted by Published on May 24, 2019

“Mexico is a mosaic of different realities and beauties.” Enrique Pena Nieto Mexico is a country with a rich cultural heritage and stunning natural beauty. Its had a tumultuous history and still has its struggles, but its food, art, beauty, and culture continues to be a huge draw for visitors. It has produced some of the most influential artists of the 20th century and has a…

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Whether you’re working on a textbook, academic project or e-learning application, Bridgeman Images is a comprehensive visual resource right across the curriculum, with a growing footage collection. Our collection extends well beyond art and history. We are strong in subjects such as science, geography, and politics, and can provide you with the breadth and depth of imagery to bring educational resources to life! See below for…

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Around the World: UK

Posted by Published on May 10, 2019

“Nothing gives the English more pleasure, in a quiet but determined sort of way, than to do things oddly.” – Bill Bryson, Notes from a Small Island Fish and chips, warm beer, curry houses, the Royal Family, and Sir Cliff – just some of the things inextricably connected to the UK. We explore all things British with images and clips from the archive. Take a look at the…

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May is a big month in the cultural calendar for photography, with 2019 Sony World Photography Awards Exhibition and Photo London at Somerset House, so we thought we would take the opportunity to showcase the work of some amazing Bridgeman Images photographers. Here is a selection of just a few of those whose work is available almost all exclusively through our archive:   Brett Weston The American photographer…

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Around the World: France

Posted by Published on April 9, 2019

“I do not believe there is another city on earth so beautiful as Paris nor another people with such an appreciation of the beautiful as the French…” Edward Hopper   We celebrate la belle France this week – the country that embodies culture and sophistication, AND produces over 350 types of cheese! Take a look at the abundance of work from the great French masters,…

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My Mother, The Artist

Posted by Published on March 28, 2019

As part of our Mother’s Day content, Bridgeman Images are pleased to introduce our readers to Scarlett Thompson, the daughter of Bridgeman Images artist Sophia Elliot.   My Mother, The Artist My mother Sophia Elliot has been artist throughout her working career. She paints in a variety of mediums, including oils and acrylic. Her work consists of still life pieces, paintings of architecture and a…

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